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Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Mechanical
  • Date posted: 17/07/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43828
This vacancy has now expired.
Maintain the means of assurance activities required to achieve and maintain the performance standards over the asset life cycle for safety critical equipment.
Participate in/contribute to safety studies/HAZOPS, etc.
Prepare and manage the discipline budget and ensure closure expenditure is within acceptable% of original budget.

Contribute to the development of strategies for the maintenance, inspection and operation of plant/equipment to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements, in accordance with the maintenance philosophy.
Apply LEAN process to optimise maintenance in accordance wlth the minimum maintenance guidelines.
Technical assessment of planned maintenance change requests and technical justification deferrals of CAT A maintenance.


§Provide specialist technlcal/engineering advice and guidance to site/offshore personnel on the operation and maintenance of plant/equipment ensuring highest safety standards, a timely response to queries and minimal disruption to operations.

§Encourage the reporting of all incidents, ensure that incidents are investigated and action incident close-outs as appropriate.

§Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, providing detailed technical reports Identifying problems and solutions and ensuring optimum performance from contractors.
§Ensure all relevant operations and maintenance procedures and documentation are maintained in an accurate and current status and are available on request.
Ensure that maintenance activities are appropriately prioritised within operations maintenance plans.
§Prepare/Review scopes of work and economic justification for modifications ensuring they are correctly ·engineered, documented and reported, and that all maintenance activities/modifications are implemented in accordance with statutory/Company standards and correctly closed-out. Manage actions In stream in accordance with priority and target end dates.
Prepare/Review scopes of work for vendor services, make recommendations on preferred contractors and co-ordinate vendors, materials and equipment for planned and unplanned activities, monitoring and controlling manpower usage, vendor/contractor performance and expenditure. Lead, as appropriate, in vendor/contractor audits.
Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe and effective manner and that all interventions are controlled by authorised persons, satisfy statutory and Company standards and that no hazardous Incidents or events occur.
Undertake in-depth analyses/studies of problems and recommend longer-term solutions and/or options and make recommendations to line management for approval. Investigate more complex problems by leading multi-discipline teams/projects In conjunction with other operations personnel or Technology Department.

Contribute to the development of plant/equipment monitoring tools and strategies, proactively monitor, review and analyse plant and equipment performance and provide feedback to Line Management, identifying obsolescence problems, opportunities to maximise production and performance and share best practice.

§Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline.
§Typically 6 years engineering experience in the oil & gas Industry, including offshore/site experience.
§Chartered Engineer status.
§Detailed knowledge of legislation/regulations relevant to discipline.
§Significant knowledge of offshore/terminal plant and equipment and maintenance systems.
§Recognised level of Company expertise in technical discipline.

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